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Hamas: Israel assassinated a senior Hamas commander in Dubai



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Israel has assassinated a senior Hamas military commander, an official in the Palestinian Islamist group said on Friday.

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was killed in Dubai on Jan. 20, Izzat al-Rishq told Reuters in the Syrian capital Damascus, but did not specify how the assassination was carried out.

Al-Mabhouh was suspected of having participated in the abduction and subsequent murder of two Israeli soldiers, Avi Sasportas and Ilan Saadon, in 1989. 


Sasport and Saadon were abducted in two separate incidents in 1989, on the orders of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin who headed Hamas in the years following its establishment. Sasport was an infantry soldier who was abducted from an intersection near Ashkelon on February 16, 1989. His body was recovered later that year. Several days prior to the discovery of Sasport's body, Saadon went missing. His body was only found in 1996, as a result of intelligence received from Palestinian sources.

Rishq said Mabhouh was an "important" member of Izz el-Deen al- Qassam brigades, Hamas' military wing named after a Syrian religious leader who fought British colonial forces in Palestine in the 1930s.

He said Mabhouh, who had been living in Syria since 1989, was assassinated a day after he arrived in Dubai but that Hamas could not say more at present about how he was killed. 

07:25 AM Jan 29 2010 |

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Israel 1×0 Hamas

10:18 AM Jan 29 2010 |



daily brainwashing: only on ebaby, 24 hours a day, for everybody that wants to lose their time reading long posts that in the end doesn't mean anything.

12:43 PM Jan 29 2010 |



Saudi Arabia

u don't understand what's been written over there! 


so  don't disgrace our holy qura'an at least show some respect to others' beliefs!

06:27 PM Jan 30 2010 |



I am not a muslim, so don't tell me to disgrace anything. You've burned churches and synagogues for hundreds of years, so 'disgrace' is word that fits you muslims well. You say we are racists, fascists, etc. But you muslims, Hitler, KKK, Fidel Castro, Stalin and many others are the fucking same.


01:09 PM Feb 01 2010 |



sorry? who disgrced the Quran?

12:27 PM Feb 02 2010 |



hahaha good question.

03:11 PM Feb 02 2010 |